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Cucumber salad dressing

15 Jun

Cucumber salad dressing

  • 1 c. yogurt
  • 2 tsp. rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. dill
  • 1 tsp. dill seed
  • 1 to 2 tsp. sea salt
  • 1/2 to 1 Tbs. honey

Pour this over sliced cucumbers. I used ~8 from the garden. Let sit about a half hour before eating.

Cucumber and tomato salad (greek style)

1 Jul

Cucumber and tomato salad

  • 2 tomatoes, halved and sliced thin
  • 1 cucumber, peeled, halved, and sliced thin
  • 2 Tbs. capers
  • 2 to 4 Tbs. onion, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • dash cracked pepper
  • 2 Tbs. oregano, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbs. lemon luice
  • 2 to 3 Tbs. olive oil

Mix and serve.

Tuna Tabouli

7 Feb
  • 1/4 to 1/2 c. cracked wheat/bulgur
  • hot water
  • 1 c. parsley, fresh and chopped
  • 1/4 c. mint, fresh and chopped
  • 1/2 cucumber, partially peeled and diced
  • 1 tomato, diced
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced and including tops
  • 3 to 4 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 6 to 9 kalamata olives
  • ~6 oz. albacore white tuna

Cover the wheat with hot water in a bowl and soak for ~30 min. to soften.  Use cheesecloth to drain and squeeze out water.

Toss the parsely, mint, cucumber, tomato, scallion, olives, and wheat together.  Mix well with lemon juice, oil, and salt.  Fold in tuna.

*Next time, soak grains with apple cider vinegar too, overnight.